Harlow Gymnastics excel at Essex county grades competition
Sport / Tue 6th Dec 2022 at 09:51am
TROPHY-winning Willow Richards and Poppy-Rose White excelled at the GG Essex county grade competitions, with superb performances from all the Harlow Gymnastics Club gymnasts, at the events held in Colchester School of Gymnastics.
In the top level, grade 6, Willow Richards achieved the overall trophy and gold medal for the age 11-12 event after placing 1st on bars, 2nd on both vault and beam, 3rd on floor, and 6th on range & conditioning (R&C). Teammate Renee Stewart placed 3rd on R&C, 4th on both vault and floor, to finish in 7th place overall. Lara Petridis placed 5th on bars and 6th on floor, finishing in 8th overall, with Milli Battelley finishing narrowly behind in 9th position after achieving 5th place on vault and 6th place on beam.
Poppy-Rose White triumphed with the overall grade 4 age 8-9 trophy and gold medal after placing 2nd on bars, and 4th on vault, beam, and floor. Isla Edwards captured the 5th place overall rosette, after placing 2nd on floor, 3rd on beam and 6th on both vault and bars. Sophia Hutchings placed 7th overall after placing 3rd on bars and 6th on both beam and floor.
A fantastic display from Poppy-Rose Dear who secured the overall silver medal in the grade 3 age 8-9 event. Poppy-Rose also placed 2nd on bars and 4th on beam. In the same competition, Sienna Harvey finished in 9th position overall, after placing 3rd on floor. Narrowly behind in 10th position overall, Grace Little placed 4th on vault and 5th on floor, with teammate Peyton Poole finishing in 11th position overall after placing 1st on vault, 5th on bars and 6th on floor.
In the grade 5 event, Sofia Shraka finished in 8th position overall after placing 5th on vault and 6th on both bars and R&C. Layla Clark placed 2nd on beam, 6th on both bars and floor, finishing in 9th place overall. Closely behind in 10th position, Lucy Brough placed 4th on vault and 5th on bars. Teammates Poppy Bridgewater and Molly Mathers placed 11th and 13th respectively in the same event.
Shilah Wynter-Glace finished in 8th position overall in the grade 4 age 10 event, after sharing 4th place on floor with Dulcey Pope, who also placed 6th on bars, finishing in 10th position overall. Teammate Eva Reeves finished in 13th position overall after placing 4th on vault.
In the grade 3 age 10 event, Lexi Dolan finished in 7th position, after placing 3rd on vault and 5th on both bars and floor. Also competing in the grade 3 age 10 event, Delilah Cavendish placed 5th on vault and 6th on both beam and floor, finishing in 8th position.
Overall, stunning performances with all the Harlow Gymnastics club gymnasts achieving their respective grades.